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Electrical Engineer - (PCBA Designer)

Date: Jan 10, 2021

Location: Saint Louis, MISSOURI, US

Company: bioMérieux

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that detect disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. bioMérieux’s global headquarters is located in Marcy L’Étoile, France, and we have more than 11,200 team members in 43 countries. With our distributor network, we serve more than 160 countries. bioMérieux, Inc., our Americas division, has more than 4,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries. Our Americas headquarters is in Durham, NC, with nearly 1,200 team members. bioMérieux, Inc. sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health. Our passionate team members recognize the power of diagnostics and rally behind our mission to help save lives.



The Senior Engineer – Electrical within US Hardware Development is a senior technical position, expected to play a collaborative role in the electrical engineering design activities developing complex medical diagnostic equipment. Through his or her expertise, this individual contributes to the proof of concept, definition, development and support of specific components and services, throughout the lifecycle of the product or technology.



  • Supports technology, product and/or services research and development, assists in the functional definition of new subsystems as to ensure serviceability, reliability and human factors of the technical solution by performing more complex design control, evaluation and/or testing.
  • Ensures technological, business and/or scientific watch in the relevant expertise to consider suitable solutions; understands business rationale in the choice of the foreseen solutions.
  • Ensures the identified solutions, taking also into account all environmental items (cost, regulations, etc.) which are relevant; by performing technical or process reviews, by facilitating risk analysis, by controlling implementation and by facilitating information exchanges between departments that contributes to the definition of suitable solutions.
  • Promotes the growth of technical or business expertise of team members through mentoring and targeted on the task training.
  • Assures that all relevant documentation is created.
  • Assures knowledge transfer to other function (in or outside R&D) for product launch by training, documentation and support in case of complex problems within the area of expertise.
  • Encourage best practices in engineering design and leads the utilization of advanced electrical engineering theories, methods and research techniques.
  • Create appropriate technical documentation, including technical reports and lab notebook unit tests as required.
  • Participate in technical design reviews.
  • Lead and direct others in a technical environment, and work collaboratively with members across all engineering disciplines.
  • Comply with design control guidelines and Quality requirements within the company’s regulated ISO/FDA environment.



  • Experience designing and troubleshooting PCBAs.
  • Experience working with electromechanical systems.
  • Experience working in an ISO/FDA regulated environment.
  • Proven capability to design and troubleshoot electrical systems down to detail level.
  • Ability to interface and coordinate with Mechanical, Firmware and System Engineers.
  • Working knowledge and creative solutions to address electrical safety and EMC requirements.
  • Working knowledge of both analog and digital systems.
  • Working knowledge of PCB manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to mentor junior engineers.
  • Quality Improvements.



  • BS or MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years' work experience in design and development of electronic systems preferred.
  • Working knowledge of ISO, UL and CE requirements
  • Experience with design in consideration of EMI/EMC
  • Working knowledge of electronic computer-aided design (ECAD) tool(s), preferably Altium
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office productivity tools – primarily Excel, Word and Outlook, but also Visio, One-Note, PowerPoint and Project.



  • Experience with high-speed digital PCBA development.
  • Experience with FPGAs.




Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 11,200 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!


bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA